In his Foundation Series, Isaac Asimov prophecizes that democracies have a shelf life of two to three centuries before their societies revert to some kind of oligarchy.

As Umair has alluded, even Ms. Warren has a big challenge to steer her Titanic out of Iceberg Ally. The next populist leader after her (or the next D prez) might make the official switch from democracy to oligarchy.

In the meantime, there is something we can do: build another system of governance: one with any political parties. The parties are the root of our current evils.

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit

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